kalashnikov kalashnikov  /kə ˈlæʃ nɪ ˌkɑv/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a type of submachine gun made in Russia

News

  1. In Syria, battle for the capital is also waged in suburbs

    A chaotic passageway through blasted walls, blood-spattered floors and bullet-pocked rooms leads to the narrow stairway where a teenager pokes his Kalashnikov rifle into a sliver of light slicing through the sandbags.
    on August 1, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes

  2. In Syria, battle for Damascus is also waged in suburbs

    In Yarmouk, a settlement for Palestinians, the Syrian military and allied militias are trying to rout the rebels, many of them also Palestinians. DAMASCUS, Syria — A chaotic passageway through blasted walls, blood-spattered floors and bullet-pocked rooms leads to the narrow stairway where a teenager pokes his Kalashnikov rifle into a sliver of light slicing through the sandbags.        
    on July 30, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. "I sleep well. It's the politicians who are to blame for failing to come to an agreement and resorting to violence," Kalashnikov said Friday at a ceremony marking the birth of the rifle, whose initials stand for "Avtomat Kalashnikov."
    on Jul 6, 2007 By: Mikhail Kalashnikov Source: Forbes

  2. "The Kalashnikov rifle is a symbol of the creative genius of our people," President Vladimir Putin said in a statement read to Kalashnikov at the ceremony in the Central Russian Army Museum.
    on Jul 6, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Bowen wrote: "The fighter who emptied his Kalashnikov into the desk of Mohamed Dahlan, until that day the Fatah strongman in Gaza, yelled 'this is the fate of traitors like the scumbag Dahlan' as he pulled the trigger, and it was recorded and put on...
    on Jun 19, 2008 By: Jeremy Bowen Source: Al-Ahram Weekly

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